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03/19/2013
Fathers Impact Our Lives If I had the opportunity to say one more thing to my father, it would be, 'Thank you so much for being the man you are and for raising me to be me.' More >>

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03/19/2013
Leaving on a Bad Note When my second daughter was born (about 12 years ago) my mother and I got into some pretty heated arguments which eventually led to us not speaking for years. More >>

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03/05/2013
Losing My Dad I was a lucky adult and had my dad for 49 years before he succumbed to cancer. He was a robust rancher, a good dad to his daughters, a great husband of 51 years to my mom, and a great community citizen. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentCancerDeath of a parentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFatherGodHealthHusbandParentingRead On-AirReligion
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02/19/2013
Grandma's Ignoring My Baby ...My brother and I had our babies two months apart...it was his first, and my third...My family has clearly shown more favoritism for his daughter -- more cooing, coddling, holding - than for mine.
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02/19/2013
Video: Grandma's Ignoring My Baby What should you do when the grandparents seem to favor one sibling's baby over the other sibling's baby? More >>

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02/15/2013
Taking Care of Each Other My 86-year-old dad passed away 5 years ago. My mom lived almost 100 miles from me and she said she didn't want me to have to come visit her every weekend so she would just move in with me. I loved the idea because I thought I would be able to take care of her. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentEat Less-Move MoreExerciseFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentGrandchildrenGrandmotherHealthMarriageRelaltivesRelativesTaking care of parents
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02/15/2013
Put Your Feelings Aside I was surprised to find that my sister and I got through most of the care giving without incident, but I also believe that was at least partially due to the fact that I decided to keep my thoughts to myself regarding her behavior. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeBehaviorFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFeelingsRelaltivesRelativesSiblingsSistersTaking care of parentsValues
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02/08/2013
When Health Declines I never expected to be caregiver for my parents. My older brother, who never left home, and my sister were the ones I always thought would be there for them when they got too infirm to be independent. More >>

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02/08/2013
Help for Families Caring for Senior Parents I have seen both sides - what works, and what doesn't. One side of my family pushed the care off onto one person...On the other side of my family, they did it well. More >>

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02/07/2013
Caregiving for Two Parents at the Same Time Sadly, last year we had the caregiving dilemma for both my father and my father-in-law at the same time. I'm not saying it was easy, but here's how we handled the situation. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeBehaviorCherishFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentHealth careHelpingRelaltivesRelativesSiblingsTaking care of parentsValues
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